Obama, Democrats, and the Jews

By ISI LEIBLER, ISRAEL HAYOM— The disproportionately high profile of American Jews in the U.S. presidential election contest and the efforts invested by both candidates portraying themselves as supportive of the Jewish state has assumed surrealistic levels. Overall, Israel’s standing in the U.S. today is at an all-time high. Yet, the Democratic convention spotlighted the…

The fall of the American empire

By BOAZ BISMUTH, ISRAEL HAYOM— In his book “The Clash of Civilizations,” Professor Samuel Huntington addresses the Islamic and Chinese conflicts with the West. Huntington prophesied that cultural and religious identities would be the primary source of conflict in the post-Cold War world. Recent events in the Middle East and around the Pacific Ocean attest…

Israel's U.S. ambassador caught in middle of Obama, Netanyahu

By HAARETZ— Amid what has already been labeled a new low in U.S.-Israeli relations over drawing “red lines” on Iran, the New York Times published an article on Tuesday depicting the Israeli Ambassador to the U.S., Michael Oren, as the official who’s task is to maintain contact between two administrations whose positions are “adversarial.” In…

Krauthammer says the State Department is 'totally in meltdown'

By CHRISTOPHER COLLINS, EXAMINER— Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist, political commentator, and physician appeared on Special Report with Bret Braier and spoke about the State Department’s response to the protests in Cairo.   Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comKrauthammer said, “It looks as though the administration thinks about what has just happened.” He agreed…

The Consequences of Obama's Bungled Mideast Policy

By MICHAEL BARONE, TOWNHALL— In Libya, U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three colleagues were murdered Tuesday. Earlier that day, protesters in Egypt stormed the U.S. embassy and tore down the American flag. It was “the day the roof fell in,” proclaimed blogger and historian Walter Russell Mead. Barack Obama’s “efforts to reconcile the U.S. and…